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Commander's Palace Trout Alexander

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  Speckled trout 3 Pound
  Milk and water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Bay leaves 3
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mushrooms 3⁄4 Pound, sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Scallions with tops 4 , minced
  Cooked shrimps 1⁄4 Pound
  Cooked lobster 1⁄4 Pound
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Skin and bone trout.
Place pieces side by side in a buttered shallow saucepan.
Add milk to cover fish halfway and add about half as much water as milk.
Sprinkle lightly with salt, add bay leaves, and cover the pan.
Bring liquid to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer slowly for about 15 minutes, or until the fish flakes readily at the touch of a fork.
Reduce the broth in which the fish was poached to 1/2 cup and reserve it for use in the sauce.
Melt butter, add mushrooms and garlic, and saute for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add scallions and simmer for 5 minutes longer.
Add shrimps and lobster.
Heat thoroughly.
Sprinkle with flour and cook, stirring, for 2 more minutes.
Gradually stir in 1 cup milk, the cream, and reserved fish broth.
Simmer the sauce for 10 minutes, stirring, over low heat until smooth and thickened.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Pour sauce around the fish on the platter and serve at once.
Makes 4 servings.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4225 Calories from Fat 2444

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 276 g424.2%

Saturated Fat 129.9 g649.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1687.8 mg562.6%

Sodium 1868.3 mg77.8%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.8%

Sugars 19.3 g

Protein 365 g730.7%

Vitamin A 163.9% Vitamin C 61.4%

Calcium 126.1% Iron 172.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Commander's Palace Trout Alexander Recipe